Batista Interested in a WWE Return?

When reports first broke that Batista was considering a mixed martial arts debut with Strikeforce, many doubted that the former WWE Champion was ever realistically planning to step into a cage fight. Sources, however, persistently said the debut was going to happen, with fellow WWE wrestler-turned-fighter Bobby Lashley being eyed as an ideal first opponent. The persistence, combined with photos of Batista training with Team Cesar Gracie, kept the discussion alive.

But if a quote attributed to Batista from earlier this week proves true, one can officially table the rumors of “Big Dave” entering the world of mixed martial arts, at least in the near term.

Joint reporting from MMA Supremacy and Bloody Elbow reveals that Batista is no longer planning for an imminent cage debut and is instead looking towards future involvement with WWE.

“I will not be doing MMA/Strikeforce any time soon. So you can see me in the future of the WWE,” said Batista, according to the story.

The news, which comes in the wake of web stories about Batista’s high asking price, should not be surprising.

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  • The Fulken

    Figured he was full of shit about MMA… I wouldn’t be surprised if Batista returned at the Royal Rumble…

  • Anonymous 77

    Hope not. I don.t miss him. He was always boring.

  • *%$+¢!?

    Hope he comes back and kick sheamus’s ass. put him on the shelf for awhile. AND FUCK SHEAMUS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!¡

  • PowerUp 5000

    Honestly batista can’t. Wrestle..but wwe could use him..I thinkhim on smackdown would be a good fit again…yep the animal back at the rumble

  • DROC MAJAS

    They Shud reveal Batista as the GM ! It d make perfect sense! Who Else Wud Create Hell for CENA!

  • The Fulken

    Cena actually brought all this on himself, not the GM…

  • annonymous

    Im not really a big Batista fan but whatever. His return wouldt be the worst thing WWE has put together.
    In anycase i thought his WWE break was only interim and never a permanant thing. I fully expect to see him compete at Wrestlemania.. Who knows maybe theyll get Lashley back part time too.

  • Awesome

    Batistsa ???? Are u kidding me? That crying asshole?? Who was busy posting mickie james’s nudes pics on the backstage rather than wrestling? He is going to be back??? What he gonna do there? Micky is no longer there….

  • *%$+¢!?

    I dont give a fuck what you think sheamus. you talkn about killing everyone and their families the other day is called terroristic threats.im sure you dont give a shit. AND FUCK SHEAMUS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!¡

  • Ballsack

    oh sheamus is alive? Batista is a little whiner. I hope he doesnt come back.

  • shibithaslam

    you are the real wrestler you need to return to wwe and defeat stuppid john cena,sheamus,rand orton etc and become wwe champion i hope you will come soon iam waiting you!

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